Some Indian superstars who never had their hands on prestigious Bharat Ratna

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Aug 202014
 
Some Indian superstars who never had their hands on prestigious Bharat Ratna

Held as the highest civilian award in India, Bharat Ratna is awarded to an individual for his/her extraordinary service or performance inarts, literature, science and public services. However, in 2011, the criterion was open for any field of human endeavor and has three nominees every year. Philosopher Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, politician C. Rajagopalachari and scientist C. V. Raman were the first recipients of this prestigious award in 1954. Last year, the Bharat Rattan was presented to cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, social reformer Dhondo Keshav Karve and chemist […]

Delhi govt to soon set up 320 ‘Mahila Suraksha Dals’ across the national capital

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Jul 272014
 
Delhi govt to soon set up 320 ‘Mahila Suraksha Dals’ across the national capital

To address women safety issues at public spaces, the Delhi government will soon set up 320 Mahila Suraksha Dals (MSDs) across the national capital. As a pilot programme, one MSD in each of the 11 districts of the city will be launched on the day of Raksha Bandhan. “It was decided that instead of creating new parallel structures, Awaaz Uthao Project initiated by the Delhi government, which addresses women safety issues, will be renamed as MSD and will be further strengthened both in terms of […]

National capital to get its first adventure park

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Jul 202014
 
National capital to get its first adventure park

The capital is all set to get its first adventure park near Sanjay Lake in east Delhi’s Mayur Vihar. To be developed under state supervision, the project promises the thrill of adventure in the hills. Delhi Tourism & Transportation Development Corporation (DTTDC) is preparing to provide activities like rock climbing, bungee jumping, monkey bridges, overnight camps etc in the lake, which defines this vast expanse of green. DTTDC has taken over 6.3 acres of land along Sanjay Lake on license fee and revenue-sharing basis from […]

Now Delhiites to get auto-rickshaws at doorstep by making a call

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Feb 152014
 
Now Delhiites to get auto-rickshaws at doorstep by making a call

From Saturday, Delhiites will get a three-wheeler just by making a call, even at the gravest of hours thanks to the East Delhi Municipal Corporation, which is launching its G-Auto initiative. According to the report, The corporation will start off with 50-odd vehicles, which will have GPS facility installed to ensure security of passengers and the rates will be government-approved. Now there will be auto-rickshaws at your doorstep round-the-clock at government notified meter-based fares. Contributed By Sonia Narula